Thread regarding Hy-Vee layoffs

How bad is attrition?

I work for another grocery chain and have been thinking of leaving. The attrition rate we have is astronomical due to toxic work environment, sparse pay, employee engagement and other things. Does this company also have high attrition? Can anyone tell me what major issues there are on the store level? Thanks in advance.

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I'm suffering from food insecurity after being let go from hyvee last year so I will be getting a ham that you are giving away. Are you trying to make yourself look good by giving away hams.What about the employees you got rid of last year that are now taking advantage of this. Pathetic.

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Post ID: @spvj+19tzqVJz

Just read where this company,Carecentrix Froze Wages for their Top Twenty Executives so they could pay their employees the 15.00 minimum wage that has been talked about all over the country.That would be a great plan for Hyvee to follow which would surely help the moral Company wide especially after what they did a year ago .God knows its needed in these stores.

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Post ID: @htjy+19tzqVJz

It's sort of better than most, but going downhill unless some major changes are made. Leadership was probably on the way out until Covid saved them, so I don't see anything changing. Don't expect a company where corporate supports you. Know your value, stand up for yourself, and if you're in an easily replaceable position you're probably not going to have much power. They won't see value in you.

A lot of people got laid off right before Covid-19 and we've never recovered. The online shopping is kind of a mess because no one stays in the job and it's extremely inefficient. Managers are worn thin because department heads were stripped of titles and laid off without replacement so managers are trying to do the job of three people plus they constantly get pulled from their jobs to help with home shop, which is always behind schedule. Even the best stores struggle to keep up.

You'll see a lot of corporate back patting in news releases about all the people we're hiring, but somehow every store is horribly understaffed. I just haven't seen the massive influx of employees they claim. Basically, corporate visits occasionally and doesn't provide much support for the stores. The plus is that if you have smart leadership at a store level then you might be in good shape. If you don't have smart leadership, you're on your own and good luck.

I've worked for a good company before that went downhill to failure and Hy-Vee is exhibiting a lot of the same signs of they don't change soon. When everyone knows leadership is failing, but only sycophants survive... that's a major problem. Covid isn't going to keep people eating at home and getting vaccines forever.

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Post ID: @grkm+19tzqVJz

Well ,we just lost ANOTHER department mgr.The third dept mgr in this dept in less than a year.IT NEVER USED TO BE LIKE THIS.WE HAD A DEPT MGR IN THIS DEPT FOR OVER 20 YRS UNTIL THEY FORCED HIM OUT LAST YEAR.NOW THEY HAVE HAD 3,WHAT A MISTAKE THEY MADE FORCING THAT LONG TERM EMPLOYEE OUT.HOW IS THIS GOOD BUSINESS.? PATHETIC.

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Post ID: @epnx+19tzqVJz

When i started 22 years ago, each store was ran on it's own. Now corporate micromanages every department. Pharmacy managers dont get to interview applicants for pharmacy which is extremely specialized. HR has no clue what is needed in a technician. It may look good on paper but in reality maybe 1 in 10 pans out. No one wants the stress for $10 an hour.

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Post ID: @esgj+19tzqVJz

I left for another retailer last year after Randy's (their faithful "leader") "burn the ships" meeting last year, and couldn't be happier I left when I did. I left at the right time. I look back and see Hy Vee is not hiring any full time managers for my former position, all part time workers.
And I see full time managers are doing double, triple duty at multiple stores. Loyalty? What loyalty?

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Post ID: @3uud+19tzqVJz

Attrition began here about a year ago and is ongoing. As many full timers are on the hit list as they can get rid of. You're better off looking elsewhere. Several people I knew have left for Target and Costco and love it. You may want to look at those two if you're going to jump ship.

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Post ID: @2yxc+19tzqVJz

The company used to care about its employees but notanymore.They fired and got rid of long term employees.They treat the employees horrible,they dont speak to them,they call you out if your over 1 or 2 minutes over your hours.They treat the employees like we r the enemy. STAY AWAY.

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